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The Patents Act 1953 (Act No. 64 of November 26, 1953, as last amended by Law No. 139 of 1996)

Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1955
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 1953
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:Date of entry into force: see Section 1(2) for further details.
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The Patents Act 1953 (Act No. 64 of November 26, 1953, as last amended by Law No. 139 of 1996) The Patents Act 1953 (Act No. 64 of November 26, 1953, as last amended by Law No. 139 of 1996), Complete document (pdf) [388 KB] The Patents Act 1953 (Act No. 64 of November 26, 1953, as last amended by Law No. 139 of 1996), Complete document (htm) [286 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi de 1953 sur les brevets (Loi n° 64 du 26 novembre 1953, modifiée en dernier lieu pa la loi n° 139 du 1996) Loi de 1953 sur les brevets (Loi n° 64 du 26 novembre 1953, modifiée en dernier lieu pa la loi n° 139 du 1996), Complete document (pdf) [421 KB]

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